17 December, 2021 | Posted by Colm McDonnell

What Can I Do With Facilities Management at Portobello Institute?

Facilities Management is a diverse, broad-ranging and ever-developing industry. Portobello Institute is proud to say that we are the sole offerors of FM degrees at Bachelor’s and Master’s level in Ireland. And with our flexible study options, you can fit these courses around your existing professional life.

Let’s take a look at what you can do with FM!


Our IWFM Level 3 Diploma is the ideal option for someone with no previous experience in the world of Facilities Management. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of the FM sector.

This diploma will then allow you to gain entry into first year of our BSc in Facilities & Workplace Management.



IWFM Level 4 is a fantastic course for those who are already working in the FM sector who want to upskill and learn more about Facilities Management.

Another benefit of IWFM Level 4 is the ability, upon completion, to gain advanced entry into our Level 8 degree programme where you will go straight into year two.

For more information visit the IWFM Level 4 course page



Our IWFM Level 5 Diploma is designed for who have reached middle and/or senior management roles in the FM sector.

The award is recognized as an NFQ Level 7 Diploma which is a valuable addition to anyone who works in FM’s portfolio. As  well as that, this Diploma will give you direct access to the third and final year of our BSc in Facilities & Workplace Management, meaning after two years of study one can hold a Level 8 qualification in Facilities Management.

For more information visit the IWFM Level 5 Diploma course page.


BSc (Hons) in Facilities & Workplace Management

Like our diploma, our BSc (Hons) in Facilities & Workplace Management is designed with the working professional in mind through our blended delivery mode. As mentioned above, it is the only course of its kind in Ireland right now. This degree will be instrumental in upskilling within the industry of Facilities Management and opening up the graduate to a much wider array of professional opportunities across the sector.

Additionally, one can go on to enter our MSc in Facilities & Workplace Management upon completion.

For more information visit the BSc (Hons) in Facilities & Workplace Management course page.


MSc in Facilities & Workplace Management

In what is an extremely competitive industry, our MSc in Facilities & Management will certainly set you apart from the competition, giving you expert, industry-led insight into the fine details of the FM sector across three academic semesters. As with all our FM qualifications, it is delivered through blended learning to allow for the ability to work alongside study.

This degree will put you at the very top of the FM sector and will allow you to climb the industry ladder quicker than those without it.  For those who have risen the ranks through years of hard work, this degree is an opportunity to make sure you are keeping up with an evolving and advancing industry.

For more information visit the course page.

To read success stories from our FM graduates.


Get in contact

If you are interested in any of our Facilities Management degrees or qualifications you can book a consultation call with our expert FM advisor Brandon McLean here, email brandon.mclean@portobelloinstitute.com or call 01 892 0035. 

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